Course Review and Comments
Old Corkscrew Golf Club in Estero, Florida. Designed by Jack Nicklaus and his son, Steve. Was originally offered to another high end designer who turned it down due to the location. Nicklaus saw the land and knew what he could do with it. WOW! A beautifully designed track and one of the nicest and certainly most interesting and challenging I have ever played in Florida. 7393 from the tips with a 76.9/148 slope rating. 6617 from the Blues with a rating of 73.4/140 slope...this is in Florida folks. The course has everything, wild terrain, multiple lakes separating holes, tall pines framing most holes, wild flowers, fescue and the most multi-tiered, undulating greens I have ever seen. So far, no development so there are no buildings in sight bordering the course with the exception of one hole where you see a large equipment shed. At $80 for the round with cart and access to the practice facilities, it was a bargain. Compared to Tiberon at the Ritz Carlton in Naples, this was half the price and twice the course. If you are travelling to Naples, play this course. The course is located just south of Ft. Myers Airport, the airport used to fly into Naples, FL. The course is about 8 miles inland from the highway in the middle of nowwhere. What a find.You will not be disappointed. Staff is great and takes great pride in how you enjoyed yourself. Mark in the pro shop helps in any way. Cart girls are knock outs.
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May 18th, 2013 22:27
This course is awesome. If you hit good shots you are fine, but if you struggle it could get ugly. There is a premium on hitting the fairway. In regards to the other reviews saying this course is u
February 08th, 2013 07:37
While at the driving range, my expensive watch was stolen from my golf bag. Minimal effort. concern and cooperation from Club Management, compared to what I expected.
After some time with no sincere
January 12th, 2012 02:37
Overall very pleased with the experience at OC just a pity our golf didn't do justice to the course. Will definitely look to play here again.
December 14th, 2011 04:47
Absolutely challenging course - must have played this!
May 27th, 2011 04:05
Fabulous course and excellent condition.
By far the most difficult course I have ever played but that just makes you want to come back and try again.
Excellent condition and service from the staff
April 25th, 2011 12:33
By far the best course in SW Florida.. It is a must for anyone staying in this area. I would play it everyday if I could afford to..A true test of golf and the tees make it playable for all handicaps.
December 10th, 2010 12:50
In a nutshell: The best course I've ever played. EVER!
Design and condition:
This course is like nowhere else I've played. The landscaping is stunning, with some lovely holes. Plenty but not too m
October 12th, 2010 17:18
Great design. Very tough course, ned to stay in the short grass. Greens are very difficult as they roll from every possable direction. Gonna three put if your approach is more than eight feet away fro
July 05th, 2010 16:04
Very challenging. Bring your A game. Fascinating design.
April 20th, 2010 16:29
This is an outstanding course; one of the best in Southwest Florida, if not the best. The course is outstanding, the staff is extremely nice, and the practice facilities are perfect. The course has an
January 08th, 2010 13:00
This is a tough course. You need to pay attention to every shot. Loads of bunkers and many are 170ish off the women's tees. Played lots of them today. Wish I could go right back. It's a course th
April 13th, 2009 16:10
Nice facility overall. Tough track - will kill you on a windy day. Would definately play again for the challenge.
May 29th, 2008 16:55
wow! Old corkscrew was a treat, definitly one of the most beautiful courses i have ever played,along with probably being one of the most shot demanding courses. Before you tee off i suggest you tie yo
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